109 Elgin St, Carlton VIC 3053
(03) 9347 0006

Dine in Menu

DIPS & PICKLES

  • In House Pickles $9

    Assortment of homemade pickles and olives

  • Crispy Fried Bread $4
  • Labnee (GF) $12

    Home-made naturally thickened yogurt

  • Baba Gannouj (GF)(VG) $16

    Smoked eggplant blended with tahini, garlic and lemon juice

  • Hummous bi Tahini (GF)(VG) $15

    Chickpeas blended with tahini, garlic and lemon juice

  • Hummous bi Lahem (GF)(VG) $23

    Hummous topped with minced lamb and pinenuts

  • Mixed Dips (GF) $21

    Combination of Labnee, Hummous and Baba Gannouj

Entrees

  • Makaneek (GF) $20

    Grilled, home-made spiced lamb sausages with lemon juice and pomegranate molasses

  • Ladies' Fingers $20

    Filo pastry cigars filled with minced lamb, pine nuts and spices (5 pieces)

  • Chicken Wings (GF) $19

    Tender chicken wings baked with garlic and lemon juice

  • Ladies’ Fingers Vegetarian $19

    Filo pastry cigars filled with fetta and mint (5 pieces)

  • Chicken Livers (GF) $19

    Livers pan fried, dressed with garlic and lemon juice

  • Lebanese Potatoes (Batata Harra) (GF)(VG) $16

    Potatoes fried with garlic, coriander, chilli and salt

Vegetarian and Salads

  • Foulia Medammas (GF)(VG) $17

    Fava beans with tomato, parsley, garlic and lemon juice

  • Tabouleh $18

    Salad of parsley, tomato, mint, spring onion and cracked wheat

  • Fattoush $18

    A green salad with radish, tomato, cucumber, capsicum and mint, brought together with fried Lebanese bread

  • Salata (GF)(VG) $15

    Salad of lettuce, tomato, cucumber and parsley with a lemon and olive oil dressing

  • Arnabit Mishwee (GF)(VG) $20

    Baked spiced cauliflower served on a bed of leaves and chickpeas, drizzled with tahini sauce

  • Falafel (GF)(VG) $18

    Patties of chickpeas, broad beans, parsley, coriander and spices served with tahini sauce (4 pieces)

  • Silverbeet Rolls (GF)(VG) $20

    Silverbeet leaves stuffed with rice, chickpeas, tomato, herbs and spices

  • Loubyeh (GF)(VG) $20

    Green beans cooked with tomatoes, onion and spices

  • Mjadra (GF)(VGO) $25

    Lentils, rice and caramalised onion served with yoghurt on the side

Mains

  • Lahem Mishwee $34

    Two skewers of lamb fillets, marinated and grilled, served with tabouleh

  • Kafta Mishwee $32

    Four skewers of minced lamb, seasoned with parsley, onion and spices, grilled and served with tabouleh

  • Shish ta Wouk $32

    Two skewers of chicken fillets, marinated in garlic, grilled and served with tabouleh and garlic paste on the side

  • Chicken and Rice (GF) $35

    Exquisitely flavoured rice pilaff with minced lamb, chicken, almonds and pine nuts

  • Cabbage Rolls (GF) $35

    Cabbage leaves stuffed with rice, minced lamb, and cooked with tomato, mint and lemon juice

  • Samke Hara (GF) $49

    Baked fish fillets filled with garlic, walnuts, coriander and chilli, dressed with tahini

  • Kibbee $35

    Casing of minced lamb and cracked wheat, stuffed with minced lamb and pine nuts, served with labne (5 pieces)

  • Kibbee Nayeh $40

    Raw lamb blended with burghul, served with onion, mint and olive oil

  • Kibbee Vegetarian (VGO) $34

    Casing of pumpkin and cracked wheat filled with spinach and chickpeas and served with labnee on the side (5 pieces)

  • Ma’hshi Koussa (VG)(GF) $34

    White zucchini with a filling of rice, chickpeas, parsley, tomato and spring onion, cooked in a delicate tomato broth

  • Fresh Whole Garfish Market Price

    Lightly floured and shallow fried, served with tabouleh and lemon

  • Mixed Grill (GF) $65

    Assortment of Lamb, Chicken and Kafta, recommended to share between 2-3 people (6 skewers)

Sweets

  • In House Baklawa $9

    Filo pastry with cashews and syrup topped with crushed pistachio nuts

  • Turkish Delight $6

    Squares of almond flavoured gelatine coated in powdered sugar

  • Halawa $6

    A sesame seed paste with pistachio nuts

  • Mahlabiyeh $12

    Rose water flavoured corn flour custard, served chilled with pistachios and sweet pomegranate syrup

  • Aish El Saraya $15

    Traditional Lebanese bread pudding with rose water custard, pistachio and rose petals

Banquet Menu

(please let your waiter know of any dietary requirements)

Standard

$72 per head

  • Mixed dips

    Hummus, Baba Gannouj, Labnee

  • Makaneek
  • Ladies Fingers
  • Loubyeh
  • Chicken wings
  • Tabouleh
  • Kibbee
  • Skewer of lamb or chicken
  • Chicken and rice
  • Lebanese coffee/tea with baklawa and turkish delight

+ Fish ($82 per head)

  • Samke Hara or Pan-Fried Whole Garfish

Weeknight Only

$60 per head

  • Mixed dips

    Hummus, Baba Gannouj, Labne

  • Ladies fnger
  • Loubyeh
  • Chicken wings
  • Tabouleh
  • Kafta
  • Chicken and rice

    Lebanese Coffee/Tea

Drinks

Sparkling Wine

  • Col Vetoraz Prosecco $15/68

    Veneto, Italy
    Delicate fruity aroma, balanced to the taste with elegant dry finish

  • Piper-Heidsieck Champagne $100

    Champagne, France
    Bright and lively sparkling with a dry finish.

Natural Wine

  • Chilled Red Velvet $17/80

    Bekka valley, Lebanon
    A whole cluster, carbonic natural wine. An easy drinking light red , that's fruity and fun... Beirut-jolais!

  • LebNat Ruby Pet Nat $16/70

    Mersel, Lebanon
    A naturally fermented sparkling wine with notes of berries and a light bumble gum fizz

  • LebNat Gold Pet Nat $70

    Mersel, Lebanon
    A naturally fermented sparkling wine with notes of lychee, banana and pineapple - similar to a prosecco

  • Lebnani Abyad Orange (1L) $17/102

    Bcharre, Lebanon
    A mix of Sauvignon Blanc and Indigenous Lebanese grapes. Light tannins, apricots, grip and minerality from the Mediterranean mist. Medium acidity. Natural wine with no sulphates

White Wine

  • Small Victories Pinot Gris $15/66

    Adelaide Hills, SA
    Vibrant and zesty with a satisfying and savory finish

  • Bertani Sereole Soave $78

    Veneto, Italy
    Floral on the nose, plush and complex palate finishing with a pleasant minerality

  • Good Catholic Girl Reisling $15/66

    Clare Valley, SA
    Ripe nose of tropical and citrus fruits, dry and refreshing

  • Glen Garvald Chardonnay $16/70

    Yarra Valley, VIC
    A measured line between tension and weight, sinew and silk with a moreish and long finish

  • Auntsfield Sauvignon Blanc $15/68

    Marlborough, NZ
    Intense concentration and generous weight, balanced by an underlying minerality and elegance

  • IXSIR Grand Reserve $82

    Batroun, Lebanon
    Dry and flavourful medium to full- bodied white, with a subtle oak touch

Rose & Red Wine

  • Otrovino Rosé $15/67

    Margaret River, WA
    Aromas of cherry, raspberry and white flowers with a savoury and juicy finish

  • IXSIR Grand Reserve Rosé $82

    Batroun, Lebanon
    Dry, light French style Rosé with fragrant floral flavours, smooth with a subtle lively finish

  • Dols Pinot Noir $15/66

    Yarra Valley, VIC
    Strawberry and raspberry on the nose leading to a soft and plush palate

  • Demaine Des Tourelles "Bekaa" Rouge $16/70

    Bekka Valley, Lebanon
    Medium bodied red features plum, red cherry and a touch of spice. Hailing from Lebanon's oldest winery

  • Pembroke Pinot Noir $75

    River Valley, TAS
    This wine shows exceptional balance and structure, with rich full fruit and soft tannin

  • Zerella GSM $70

    McLaren Vale, SA
    Full flavoured, plush and round finishing with texture and length

  • Collefrisio Montepulciano d’Abruzzo $16/69

    Abruzzo, Italy
    Intense aromas of ripe dark cherries and spices, great balance and elegant palate

  • Thorn-Clarke Sandpiper Cabernet Sauvignon $15/66

    Barossa Valley, SA
    Classic characters of blackcurrant, plum and anise. Wine of great drive and length

  • Tait Border Crossing Shiraz $15/66

    McLaren Vale, SA
    Ripe dark berry fruit with mocha overtones, and a rich complex pallet

  • Chateau Kefraya Rouge $100

    Beeka Valley, Lebanon
    Well balanced, earthy red with notes of cinnamon, cassis, blackberries and white pepper

  • Zerella Home Block Shiraz $88

    McLaren Vale, SA
    Complex,vibrantandclassy.Full flavoured, very long and mouth filling aftertaste

Beverages

  • Lebanese Coffee $4
  • Soft Drinks $5

    Pepsi, Pepsi-Max, Lemonade, Lemon Lime Bitters

  • Limonada $6

    Home-made lemonade with rose water

  • Spiked Limonada $16

    Our classic homemade lemonade, spiked with either Vodka or Gin

  • Jug of Limonada $16
  • Orange Juice, Apple Juice $5

Beer

  • Hawkers Rover Lager $10
  • Hawkers Pale Ale $10
  • Cider $10
  • Trumer Pilsner $12

    Austria

  • Trumer Pilsner (Light) $11
  • Almaza Pilsner $12

    Lebanon

Spirits

(By the glass)

  • Scotch $12
  • Vodka $12
  • Gin $12
  • Bourbon $12
  • Arak $12

Opening Hours

Dine In
Monday – Saturday
6:00pm – 11:00pm
Kitchen: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Takeaway
Monday – Thursday
From 5:00pm

Our Details

Location

109 Elgin St, Carlton VIC 3053

Phone

(03) 9347 0006

E-mail

Reservations

Please note: Ablas is not BYO. We apologise for the inconvenience.